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What does Rawleigh mean?

Rawleigh Pronunciation of Rawleigh [rawleigh] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Rawleigh) is of Old English derivation, and Rawleigh means "roe deer's meadow". Rawleigh is an alternate spelling of Raleigh (Old English).

Associated with: old english, deer, meadow.


Rawleigh has 3 variants: Ralegh, Rawley and Rawly.

Creative forms:
(male) Radwleigh, Rawleiger, ..

(female) Rawleifa, Rawleina, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rawleigh Estevan (R.E.), ..

How popular is Rawleigh?

Rawleigh is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#50903 out of 150436, Top 34%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular variation form of Rawleigh (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 is Raleigh (#1893 in recent rankings). Other variants, like Rawley, are seldom used. This form of Rawleigh was at the apex of its popularity in the 1900s (#463) and has become significantly less widespread since. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Raleigh in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rawleigh and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Rawleigh is pronounced similarly to Rowleigh and Ryleigh. Other recommended names are Ackleigh, Ansleigh, Arleigh, Ashleigh, Atleigh, Attleigh, Baileigh, Bosleigh (see Bosley), Bradleigh, Brauleigh, Brawleigh (see Brawley), Burleigh, Byrleigh (see Burleigh), Carleigh, Cranleigh, Dunleigh (see Dunley), Fairleigh, Farleigh, Farnleigh (see Farnley), Farrleigh (see Farley), Hadleigh, Hagleigh (see Hagley), Haleigh, Handleigh (see Hanley), Hanleigh, Harleigh, Hartleigh, Hawleigh, Hayleigh, Headleigh (see Hedley), Henleigh, Hurleigh, Huxleigh, Kenleigh, Langleigh (see Langley), Linleigh, Manleigh, Marleigh, Morleigh, Oakleigh, Penleigh, Radleigh, Ransleigh (see Ransley), Rawlins, Redleigh, Reigh, Ridgleigh (see Ridgeley), Ridleigh, Ripleigh, Risleigh (see Risley), Rockleigh, Sulleigh, Townleigh (see Townsend), Wadleigh, Wakeleigh (see Wakeley), Wardleigh (see Wardley) and Yardleigh. Like Rawleigh, these names are not commonly used.

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